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Choike, James R. – 1981
The materials from the Mathematics at Work in Society were designed to increase awareness of the connection between mathematics and careers for students of grade 8 or more. This book is designed so that it can be used in a variety of ways by students, teachers, and counselors. The information is on many different careers and the way in which…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Planning, Careers, Mathematical Applications
Moche, Dinah – 1983
This booklet is designed to introduce young people, their parents, teachers, and advisers to various fields of and possible career opportunities in physics. The colorfully illustrated booklet, aimed particularly at junior high school students, highlights the work and experiences of several young physicists. Although physics is not usually taught…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Choice, Employment Opportunities, Junior High Schools
Indiana State Commission for Higher Education, Indianapolis. – 1989
This document presents the findings from a task force whose charge was to compare the expectations postsecondary institutions have of their entering freshmen with the proficiencies expected of Indiana high school students and to develop recommendations for reducing whatever gaps might exist between the two. These recommendations take the form of…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Career Planning, College Bound Students
Shedd, A. Neal; Scott, Anita K.; McCullough, James M. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1961
Because of the growing importance of the sciences in the society and the increasing interest of young people in pursuing scientific careers, the Congress of the United States enacted Public Law 85-875. One purpose of the law as stated in Section 2(a) (4) is "to develop an awareness of the satisfactions to be derived through a career devoted…
Descriptors: Educational History, Annotated Bibliographies, Science Careers, Mathematics